Titans acquire veteran defenseman Matt Doyle in trade with Tomahawks

Apr 3, 2020

Looking to build another strong and competitive team for next season, the New Jersey Titans have traded for veteran defenseman Matt Doyle from the Johnstown Tomahawks in exchange for a second-round pick in this year’s upcoming draft.

Doyle, 19, will be entering his fourth and final season in junior hockey. He originally started his career with the Janesville Jets during the 2017-18 season. He was sent to Johnstown the next year after starting the season in Janesville.

The Niagara Falls, NY native has played in 152 regular season NAHL games and has accumulated 35 points (6 goals and 29 assists). He has a career +36. The 6’1”, 185 lb. left-handed shot blueliner had fourteen points (3 goals and 11 assists) in 49 games during the recently completed season and was a +14.

“I’m very excited to be joining the Titans in the fall” stated Doyle. “I’ll do whatever it takes to help the team win” concluded Doyle.

“We are excited to add Matt to our team for next season” stated Titans head coach and general manager Craig Doremus. “Matt is a skilled, veteran defenseman who will be a great addition to our group for the 2020-21 season. Matt’s talent and experience in the league will be a great asset to our club as we look to build a roster to compete for the Robertson Cup” concluded Doremus.